Status of mmap functionality?

Allan Bjorklund allan at
Wed Nov 17 16:31:38 GMT 1999

--On Thursday, November 18, 1999, 3:10 AM +1100 mstoop <mstoop at>

> Hi,
>> What is the consensus on the mmap functionality in current versions of
>> samba? I haven't seen much talk about it despite it still carrying the
>> "experimental" label. Are people actively working on it or is it dead in
>> the water for the time being? Just how experimental is it?
> I use it since samba 2.0.3 on HP-UX 10.20
> No problems, but I can't see much performance gain.
> ---
> Michel Stoop,

    I've been using it since it came out.  Also no problems, but I
can't swear to performance gains or degradation.  I never got around
to bench marking it.


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